The Super Eagles of Nigeria, as well as 31 other countries, was part of Friday’s draw revealing the group opponents of the participating teams.
Gary Lineker, who played in the 1986 and 1990 finals for England and scored in both competitions, conduct the draw alongside Russian star, Maria Komandnaya.
Nigeria drawn in Pot 4, alongside Serbia, Australia, Japan, Morocco, Panama, Korea Republic, and Saudi Arabia.
It means the eight countries cannot meet each other in the group stage of the tournament next year.
Below are the full details of the eight groups
The first match will be played between Russia and Saudi Arabia